Meet the Engage with® Team

Forging the Next Generation Experience of Virtual Skills Training

Amanda Krisher, LCSW-C

Senior Director

Engage with® Skills Training Programs

Amanda brings over 10 years of direct practice and program management experience to the Engage with® program, a national non-profit initiative of the Mental Health Association of Maryland. In her role as Senior Director, she oversees the implementation, oversight, operations, and growth of the program. Amanda is passionate about the Engage with philosophy, which teaches participants how to engage effectively with others through respect, empathy, and communication. She received her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Maryland School of Social Work in Baltimore, MD and is a Licensed Certified Clinical Social Worker.  Her experience includes work in child welfare, employee assistance and work-life programs, community health, higher education, and hospice care. As a leader in older adult care she has presented at conferences and statewide meetings and is excited to bring her expertise to older adult care. 

Patrice Woodard

Director of Customer Operations

Engage with® Skills Training Programs

Patrice brings over 10 years of project management, process improvement, and accounting experience to the Engage with® team. She has supported training and delivery across a diverse range of industries including social services, non-profit leadership and sales. Passionate about creating supportive environments that enable both team and customer success, Patrice oversees the administrative operations and coordination of Engage with® training programs.

Alysia Osoff, RN, MSN

Certified Skills Trainer

Engage with® Skills Training Programs

Alysia Osoff is a licensed registered nurse with over 22 years of clinical practice and program management expertise. She has worked in trauma / forensic nursing, public health, case management, medical technical writing, and as a nursing professor. She is a graduate of Western Governors University (MS in Nursing Education). Alysia loves partnering with learners in a digital environment. She thrives at teaching with an interactive hands-on approach and is skilled at supporting participants to feel at ease. Alysia is a Certified Skills Trainer for the Engage with™ skills training programs.